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Xenophon

Xenophon of Athens was an Athenian historian, philosopher, and soldier. He became commander of the Ten Thousand at about 30, and as the military historian Theodore Ayrault Dodge wrote, “the centuries since have devised nothing to surpass the genius of this warrior”. He established precedents for many logistical operations, and was among the first to use flanking maneuvers and feints. Briefly a student of Socrates, Xenophon is best known for his historical... Read More

Bornc. 430 BC
Athens
Died354 BC (aged approximately 77)
NationalityAthenian
OccupationHistorian, soldier, mercenary
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